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Wednesday, June 22, 2016

CPL Twenty20 set for Miami

Sports: The fourth edition of the Caribbean Premier league (CPL) Twenty20 competition is set to start on June 29, with the Miami, Florida leg to be played from July 28-29 at the Central Broward Stadium in Fort Lauderdale. Comment

US IN COPA SEMIS

Sports: By Tim Booth SEATTLE (AP) — Another benchmark for the United States. Another huge goal for Clint Dempsey. As unlikely as it seemed a few weeks ago, the U.S. is in the semifinals of the Copa America. Comment

World’s highest paid athletes

Jamaica: World and Olympic Champion Usain Bolt was ranked 22nd on the Forbes Magazine list of world’s highest-paid athletes, behind football greats, Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo and Barcelona striker Lionel Messi. Comment

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

India to tour Caribbean

Sports: The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has released the itinerary for the seven-week tour of India to the Caribbean starting in July. The tour was thrown in jeopardy after the West Indies pulled out of a series on the sub-continent two years ago. Comment

US DEFEATS PARAGUAY

Sports: PHILADELPHIA (AP) _ Protecting a lead after Clint Dempsey’s first-half goal, the United States’ Copa America planning was suddenly upended. Comment

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Windies fail to qualify

Sports: For the first time since the inception of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Champions Trophy, the West Indies’ name is not on the list of teams which the organizers announced for the 2017 edition. Comment

Anderson is ICC number one Test bowler

Sports: James Anderson has reached the top of the ICC Test bowling statistics. This is the first time he has reached to the top since his Test career started in 2003. Comment

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Narine and Pollard trigger Windies victory

Sports: The Tri-Nation Series started at The Providence Stadium in Guyana with South Africa facing the West Indies. South African captain Abde Villers won the toss and elected to bat. Comment

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

COPA OPENER

Sports: SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) _ Cristian Zapata scored his first international goal, James Rodriguez added a 42nd-minute penalty kick and Colombia beat the United States 2-0 Friday night in the opener of the Copa America. Comment

No play for Gayle

People: West Indies star batsman Chris Gayle has been blanked from playing with the Melbourne Renegades for this year’s Big Bash League in Australia. Comment

Grenada’s PM may step aside

Sports: Grenada’s Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell has hinted that he will step down as chairman of CARICOM’s Sub-committee on cricket governance, but he was not prepared “to play games” with the future of West Indies cricket. Comment

Thursday, June 2, 2016

Sunrisers Hyderbad wins IPL 2016

Sports: Some great captaincy from David Warner leading from the front from almost all the IPL games for Sunrisers Hyderbad came down to the final against Royal Challengers Bangalore. Comment

Friday, May 27, 2016

West Indies selects weak Tri-Nation squad

Sports: West Indies selectors have named a very weak Tri-Nations Series squad which lacks penetrative bowlers. Wicket keeper Denesh Ramdin must make room for Barbadian wicket keeper and batsman Shane Dowrich. Comment

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Windies face new danger

Sports: West Indies is in danger of replacing Bangladesh at the bottom of the table in the latest International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Test rankings. Comment

WICB fires Ambrose

Sports: West Indies fast bowling legend Sir Curtly Ambrose says he is shocked over his firing as West Indies bowling consultant. Comment

Windies, England clash in Jamaica

Sports: The International Cricket Council (ICC) Women’s Twenty20 champions will clash with England in the 50-over format in five-match One-Day International series in October in the Caribbean. Comment

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

BRAD GUZAN GETS THE NOD

Sports: Goalkeeper Brad Guzan is set to start ahead of veteran Tim Howard for the U.S. national team in the Copa America tournament. Coach Jurgen Klinsmann announced the 23-man roster Saturday during halftime of the MLS rivalry game between New York City FC and the New York Red Bulls. The roster features 15 players from the 2014 World Cup team. Comment

Saturday, May 21, 2016

West Indies now ranks third

Sports: Despite winning its second World Twenty20 title in five years, the West Indies team has dropped to third in the ICC rankings in that format of the game. Comment

Thursday, May 19, 2016

NYC DEFEATS PORTLAND

Sports: PORTLAND, Oregon (AP) _ David Villa scored a contentious goal as New York City won 2-1 at Portland on Sunday to take a share of the lead in Major League Soccer’s Eastern Conference. Comment

Monday, May 16, 2016

Lara: Pollard, Bravo should play in Tri-nation series

Sports: West Indies batting legend Brian Lara would like to see the return of all-rounders Kieron Pollard and Dwayne Bravo for next month’s Tri-nation series involving Australia and South Africa. Comment

Friday, May 13, 2016

India, Windies in Test series

Sports: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has announced that India would play a four-match Test series in the Caribbean, starting in July this year — signaling renewed relations between the BCCI and the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB). Comment

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Windies players chastised over behavior

Sports: The International Cricket Council (ICC) — cricket’s world governing body — has lashed out at the behavior of some members of the West Indies team following the final of the Twenty20 World Cup in India in April this year. Comment

SOUNDERS BEAT EARTHQUAKES

Sports: SEATTLE (AP) _ Through the first eight games of the season, neither Clint Dempsey nor Jordan Morris had a goal in the same game for the Seattle Sounders. Comment

Saturday, May 7, 2016

Hundreds bid farewell to Keith ‘Slick’ Bonadie-Clarke

St Vincent: Hundreds of Vincentian and Caribbean nationals in Brooklyn last Sunday paid their last respects to Keith “Slick” Bonadie-Clarke, one of St. Vincent and the Grenadines’ greater mid-fielders ever in soccer, who died on April 18 at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center in Brooklyn. He was 58. Comment

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

WHAT A ‘CHANCE’

St Vincent: The screams and rallies of Vincentian nationals in the United States, who trekked by bus and car to Franklin Field Stadium, at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, did not go in vain, as athletes from the Thomas Saunders Secondary School (TSSS) continue to make the nation very proud in the century-plus-old Penn Relays. Comment

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Government supports Vincentian athletes

St Vincent: Amid concerns in some quarters in the United States over “opportunities open for Vincentian athletes” in the U.S., Sports Minister Cecil “Ces” McKie has confirmed that the administration of Prime Minister Dr. Ralph E. Gonsalves is supporting four Vincentian athletes at Kingsborough Community College in Brooklyn, New York. Comment

Keith ‘Slick’ Bonadie-Clarke dies at 58

St Vincent: Keith “Slick” Bonadie-Clarke, one of St. Vincent and the Grenadines’ greater mid-fielders ever in soccer died on April 18 at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center in Brooklyn. He was 58. Comment

Friday, April 29, 2016

Martin Guptill to captain Amazon Warriors

Sports: New Zealand batsman Martin Guptill will lead the Amazon Warriors in this year’s Hero Caribbean Premier League 2016. Comment

GALAXY DEFEATS SALT LAKE

Sports: CARSON, California (AP) — Emmanuel Boateng had a goal and two assists as the Los Angeles Galaxy beat Real Salt Lake 5-2 on Saturday night to snap the Utah team’s three-game winning streak. Comment

Thursday, April 28, 2016

‘Run The Bronx’ returns

Sports: On Saturday, May 7, at 10 am, the people of the Bronx will hit the ground running. That’s the date of Run the Bronx: The 38th Roscoe C. Brown Jr. 10K and 5K Runs and 2-Mile Walk that begins and ends on the campus of Bronx Community College. Launched in 1978 by devoted marathoner, legendary Tuskegee Airman and then BCC president Roscoe Brown, the race that now bears his name has become a signature annual event in the borough. This year’s walk and run will pay a special tribute to Dr. Brown. Comment

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Cricket legends call for WICB officials to resign

Sports: West Indies cricket legends are calling for the “immediate resignation” of the Dave Cameron-led West Indies Cricket Board, in line with the recommendations of the WICB / CARICOM Governance Review Panel. Comment